Hypocalcaemia following total thyroidectomy: An analysis of 806 patients

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C Gopalakrishnan Nair; Misha J. C. Babu; Riju Menon; Pradeep Jacob;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Medknow Publications & Media Pvt Ltd
  • Journal: Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism,volume 17,issue 2,pages298-303 (issn: 2230-8210, eissn: 2230-9500)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/2230-8210.109718, pmc: PMC3683209
  • Subject: Diseases of the digestive system. Gastroenterology | Diseases of the endocrine glands. Clinical endocrinology | total thyroidectomy | Grave's disease | Grave′s disease | Original Article | hyperthyroidism | hypocalcemia | RC648-665 | RC799-869
    mesheuropmc: endocrine system | endocrine system diseases | nutritional and metabolic diseases | musculoskeletal diseases

Background: Permanent hypocalcaemia following thyroidectomy causes considerable morbidity. This prospective observational study aims to define the factors likely to predict hypocalcaemia following total thyroidectomy. Materials and Methods: Patients who were subjected t... View more
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